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Sapore Italiano Ristorante Pizzeria

1447 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4110
+1 650-348-3277
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1447 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4110
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have been dining here for years but my last visit, some four months ago, was disappointing and I wondered about the service and if they had changed chefs. It turns out my last visit was an anomaly. The service was great and the food...More

Reviewed May 28, 2016

I recently had an excellent lunch at Sapore. The bread was delicious andthe chicken sandwhich was very tasty. The service was both efficient and friendly. It did take a few trips around the block before I could find a parking space, however.

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Terrific little place on "The Ave". Friendly environment awaits you as you pass through the doors. The bar is cozy and the bartender is generous. The menu is complete from pizza to fine entries. Elio, the owner, is present through most of the evening, checking...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere, and the food was off-the-charts good. Great wine selection, too. Try the risotto! Will definitely come back here.

Thank JimGSD
Reviewed March 5, 2016

The location and restaurant itself is very nice. Beyond that it was a very big disappointment. Beginning with the staff our experience was poor. We ordered several app's, but the bruschetta was by far the most uneventful. I believe the bread is that of a...More

1  Thank kannc
Reviewed March 1, 2016

We were at Sapore for dinner on a Saturday night and although the food was very good and the service also, the house was full and it was quite noisy. Had to really raise your voice to have a conversation. The meals were plentiful and...More

Thank DavenCarol
Reviewed February 25, 2016

I was on call at work and just finished - I walked in approximately an hour before closing. Two older gentlemen speaking Italian were sitting at the bar enjoying wine, food and having a great time with the staff and owner. A friend and I...More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Popped in for a quick Pizza, on way to SFO, was pleasantly surprised, warm welcome and a really nice environment. Pizza was ok, bit doughy and a little oily. Next time would certainly try the Pasta dishes they looked very nice and Im guessing home...More

Thank Martynjw
Reviewed January 20, 2016

My husband and I took his mother (a very italian woman mind you) here on her visit to California and we were all quite impressed. They had no issue with us choosing to go a more family style route and made good recommendations. The gnocci...More

Thank Janie5605
Reviewed January 19, 2016

I was looking for a gluten free restaurant around Burlingame. Found this place and made reservations. We had to wait for a table for quite some time and the owner apologized for the delay and offered us champagne on the house. Nice touch! We all...More

Thank Eden4K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1447 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4110
    (El Camino Real)
  • Public Transportation: Caltrain - Burlingame Station. Head West on Burlingame Ave., restaurant will be on the left side of the street. Next to Walgreens/Safeway.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-3277
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